Links to Information on Language and Linguistics

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Language Families and Classification:

Fonts and Special Characters:

Linguistic Theory:

Phonetics and Phonology:

Morphology and Syntax:




ESL - Especially for children (Comments from Beth Tracy):

American Sign Language:

Psycholinguistics and Language Acquisition:

Animal Communication:

Language and the Brain:

Language and Culture and Society:

Dr. Peter J. Binkert
Chair, Department of Linguistics
Director, Center for American English
Oakland University
330 O'Dowd Hall
Rochester, MI 48309-4401

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